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Name Released In Ziebach County Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, July 29, 2022

CONTACT: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196



 Name Released In Ziebach County Fatal Crash


What:    One-Vehicle Crash

Where:  South Dakota Highway 20, mile marker 113

              30 miles east of Bison, S.D.

When:   7:25 a.m., July 23, 2022


Driver: Nathan Bootz, 31, Lemmon, S.D., Fatal Injuries

Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet C3500 Service Truck



BISON, S.D. –  A 31-year-old man from Lemmon has been identified as the person who died early last Saturday in a one-vehicle crash east of  Bison.


Preliminary crash information indicates that a 2001 Chevrolet C3500 service truck was westbound on South Dakota Highway 20 when the driver, Nathan Bootz, failed to negotiate a left curve. The vehicle overturned and the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


South Dakota’s Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. All information released so far is only preliminary.


The Highway Patrol is an agency of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.




Note: Records of state-reportable crashes are now available at http://www.safesd.gov/  Records should be available about 10 days after the investigation is complete.